Erdoğan claims irregularities in İstanbul polls, hinting at new election

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday said there were irregularities in the İstanbul elections that he called an "organized scheme," Turkish media reported. “We...

Turkish government secretly investigated spouses, children of lawyers in Turkey

The government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan secretly investigated the family members of lawyers who were perceived to be critical of the regime...

Turkey orders detention of 108 more lawyers

The İstanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Friday ordered the detention of 108 lawyers along with 18 others as part of a post-coup crackdown...

Erdoğan says will approve reinstatement of death penalty if passed by parliament

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has brought the reinstatement of the death penalty back to Turkey’s agenda just like he does during almost every...

US 2018 human rights report: Restrictions on fundamental freedoms continued in Turkey

A country report by the US State Department released on Wednesday stated that despite the official end of a two-year-long state of emergency in...

European Parliament approves report asking for suspension of talks with Turkey

In a move that was expected, the European Parliament on Wednesday approved a report asking for the suspension of EU accession talks with Turkey,...

Turkish prosecutor asks parliament to lift main opposition leader’s immunity

An Ankara prosecutor in a summary of proceedings from the Ministry of Justice has asked parliament for removal of the immunity from prosecution of...

Academic sentenced for insulting Turkish president also dismissed from university

Çetin Koçyiğit, a Turkish academic from Kafkas University, has been given a prison sentence of two years, five months for “insulting” Turkish President Recep...

Turkish court rejects academic’s objection to travel ban

An Ankara court has rejected an objection to a travel ban imposed on an academic who was fired from his university job over the...

Tourists to be detained at airports if suspected of ties to terrorism: minister

Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu on Monday vowed to detain and deport tourists at airports if they are suspected of links to terrorism. Addressing a...

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